Monthly Archives: April 2014

Now Introducing – One Person Company in India

By Anupam Prasad, Partner Majority of the provisions and the related rules under the Companies Act, 2013 have now become effective and are operational. In addition to the various forms of companies that already existed under the Companies Act, 1956 … Continue reading

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Case Updates under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Senior Associate 1. By virtue of Section 32(2)(c) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”), arbitral proceedings do stand terminated by an order of the arbitral tribunal that finds the continuation of proceedings to have … Continue reading

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A Legally Enforceable Debt u/s. 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Senior Associate A person is deemed to have committed an offence, within the meaning of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (“Act”) when any cheque drawn by him, on an account maintained by him … Continue reading

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Transgender – A New Gender

By Rohini Das, Chief Executive Officer and Associate Trainee By a landmark ruling on April 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of India (“SC”) granted legal recognition to transgender people. The apex court, in its ground-breaking judgment delivered by a Division … Continue reading

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The Agricultural Biosecurity Bill, 2013

By Ronak Chawla, Associate Background The Agricultural Biosecurity Bill, 2013 (the “Bill”) had been introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 11, 2013. Before going into the breakdown of the Bill, we must understand the meaning of the term ‘biosecurity’. … Continue reading

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Long Term Policy for Mutual Funds in India Framed by SEBI

By Rohini Das, Chief Executive Officer and Associate Trainee The Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), in its endeavour to increase transparency, enhance investor education and awareness, promoting financial inclusion, enrich the quality of disclosures and augment the reach … Continue reading

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